Wednesday , 29 July 2015



Bar Essentials To Get Your Nerdy Drink On

Your home bar will be the envy of all the other mad scientists! 1. The Erlenmeyer Vacuum Flask Cocktail Shaker Set: You may already have a degree in Chemistry, but you’re going to be majoring in mixology with this awesome set from Periodic Tableware. The set includes two beaker and two flask shot glasses, as well as the Erlenmeyer Vacuum ...

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This gallery is ribbed for your pleasure

Here’s a quick tutorial on how to cook the perfect rack of ribs this summer. I apologize to anybody I make hungry after this post. Remove the Membrane – This seems to be a point of hot debate amongst rib lovers – do you remove the membrane or not? Some do…Slide a sharp knife between the bone and the membrane ...

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Japanese Craftsman Restores Old Books To Look Good As New

Instead of being lost to memory, an old, tattered 1,000-page English-Japanese dictionary was given new life when its owner handed it over to Nobuo Okano, a Japanese master craftsman who has spent 30 years perfecting the art of restoring old books. Nobuo Okano has been restoring books for 30 years A guy brought an old, 1,000-page English-Japanese dictionary He used ...

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Some health benefits of marijuana worth putting to the test

We all know medical marijuana has a ton of benefits, but what are they, exactly? Aside from the common response of treating PTSD & arthritis, here are 10 more health benefits of marijuana. Slows Tumor Growth – The American Association for Cancer Research has found that marijuana considerably slows down tumor growth, specifically in the lungs, breasts and brain. Prevent ...

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Check out the prices at the very first McDonald’s

Last week marked the 60th anniversary of the opening of the first McDonald’s in Des Plaines, Illinois. To promote the opening, Ray Kroc took out an ad in the Des Plaines journal advertising the low prices. It worked, and Kroc’s restaurant took in $366.12 in the first day.

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19 of the most heavily guarded places on Earth

Vatican Secret Archives Despite the church’s attempt at openness, critics say the contents aren’t accessible enough since only qualified clergy and academics are allowed inside the facility, and even those granted entry cannot view items without advanced approval.Thus, the skeptics remain, with theories ranging from the cavern hiding gospels that contradict the Bible, to it housing the earliest known collection ...

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Ricky Gervais declared war on animal trophy hunters via social media

An animal hunter recently posted this photo of herself with a dead giraffe that really grinded animal activist Ricky Gervais’ gears. Ricky’s response to the photo. The Tweet went viral in an instant. Shortly after that he posted a photo by trophy hunter Rebecca Francis who recently posted this photo. Rebecca is a winner of the competition show Extreme Huntress ...

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A Damn Fine Collection Of Fascinating Photos

Photo Of A Doctor Who Just Lost His Young Patient “The man pictured was unable to save one of his patients. Though this is a common occurrence in our field of work, the patients we lose are typically old, sick, or some combination of the two. The patient that died was 19 years old, and for him, it was one ...

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Many Afghan Girls Are Not Allowed To Ride Bicycles

Skateistan, an innovative NGO in Kabul founded to empower Afghan children (and especially young girls), teaches children to skateboard as a gateway to get them more involved in education. In many Afghan communities, it is customary to forbid women from riding bicycles. Skateboarding, then, becomes an empowering activity that gives these girls a source of physical exercise, empowerment, and some ...

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Have you heard of these unusual fetishes?

Dendrophilia Having sexual interest in trees. Climacophilia Sexual arousal by falling down stairs.  ‘Yiff’ or ‘Yiffy’ This fetish features ‘furries’ or anthropomorphic animals in an erotic setting. Paraphilic infantilism Involves performers wearing diapers. This often has somebody acting in the role of ‘caretaker’. Melissaphilia Being sexually aroused by bees and wasps. Wetlook Being attracted or aroused by fully clothed people ...

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The reason why grape-flavored ice cream will never exist

There is no such thing as grape ice cream. The reason? It has a lot to do with dogs, girls, the 1876 World’s Fair, pharmaceutical companies, and it’s more complicated than you might ever imagine. After his successful invention of the ice cream soda in 1874, Philadelphia’s Robert Green began to tackle a request from his customers. Green boldly stated, ...

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20 Things You Need To Know About Armenia

The Kardashian sisters visited their ancestral homeland last week to draw attention to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. But the country has plenty going on, even when it’s not being graced by some of the most famous members of its diaspora. 1. First things first: Armenia is a small, mountainous country in the South Caucasus. It borders Turkey, ...

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If You Love Privacy, This House Is Perfect For You

Sometimes, you just have to get away from it all—like, really get away—but perhaps the thought of roughing it in the wilderness without modern conveniences isn’t your thing. That’s why the House in the Sea could be your ultimate vacation destination, at least in dreams. The house is perched atop a tiny island (which is more like a big boulder) ...

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Real-life Spider-Man just climbed Dubai’s famed Twisted Tower

On April 12 Alain Robert, a French rock and urban climber, did the unthinkable when he scaled the side of the Cayan Tower in Dubai, otherwise known as the “Twisted Tower.” The 52-year-old man began climbing at 8pm and made it to the top of the 75-story building just after 9:30pm. Local residents flocked to the balconies of the building ...

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Son gets to race the ghost of his deceased father in old Xbox racing game

YouTube commenter that goes by ’00WARTHERAPY00′ shared a supernaturally touching story about racing their father’s ghost in Xbox racer RalliSport Challenge, 10 years after he had passed. “Well, when I was 4, my dad bought a trusty XBox. You know, the first, ruggedy, blocky one from 2001. “ “We had tons and tons and tons of fun playing all kinds ...

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The top-selling comic book issues of the millennium…so far

This list of the best selling comics of the past 15 years consolidates each series into the best-selling title they have. Death of Wolverine #1, 274,000 copies The passing of the most popular X-Men character was a huge event, spawning its own spin-off book just for Logan’s death and the consequences of it. All-Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder ...

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